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Raising funds pin used during WWII to aid Finland's conflict with Russia.

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Leftist fought against Franco in the Spanish Civil War, including Finns from Maynard, who fought in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade of America.

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One of Maynard's Finnish athletic clubs.

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1908 Maynard High School class pin with the initials on back, MGT, Marion G. Townsend.

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A participation lapel pin and ribbon celebrating the inauguration of the Maynard chapter of the Elks.

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1923 Maynard High School class pin with initials PM and XX on back. Likely owned by Pearl McAuslin , a member of the class of 1923.

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A promotional pin for the Finnish Steamship Company.

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Participation pin for one of the annual Finnish Summer Festivals.

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Participation pin of the Joint Celebration, Rhode Island & Connecticut, of the 300th anniversary of Finnish people coming to America.

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Badge worn by Committee Members during the 50th Anniversary Celebration, dated April 19, 1921.

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Pin promoting the War Saving Stamps sold during WW I to pay for the conflict.

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Eastern Finnish Music Organization formed to encourage Finnish bands and choruses. Hugo Kajander was the promoter.

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The league was formed after some Finns left the socialist party. Their first summer festival, 1940, was held in Fithburg.

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A booklet describing the 50th Anniversary Souvenir Medal. Included is a 50th Anniversary Ribbon worn by Town Officials, dated April 19, 1921.

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Women's Political Union pin worn by Mrs. Charles Warren when canvassing for the right of women to vote.

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Type of pin used by women when hats were a mandatory apparel. It was to keep the hat on the head. This hat pin was found along the B&M railroad tracks.

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The Army-Navy "E" Award was an honor presented to companies during World War II whose production facilities achieved "Excellence in Production" ("E") of war equipment. The employees received the pin.

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A metal badge celebrating the Centennial Belles, dated June 26-July 4, 1971.